Graham Colbourne - Chairman & Treasurer
Graham’s career was in financial services,
mainly in the City of London, but with periods abroad in Canada and Hong Kong.
Although having travelled widely he visited Africa for the first time in 2004. He was especially impressed by the children and their enthusiasm to attend school.
When the opportunity arose to provide direct
assistance to a few children in Kenya,
he was keen to help.
Anne Colbourne - Secretary
Anne together with her husband Graham founded Assist2Educate in 2010. Anne worked in the financial industry, mainly in IT and administration. It is these skills that she brings to Assist2Educate as our Secretary. Anne regularly visits Kenya and made her first trip when she was 18. Since that initial visit Africa and its people captivated Anne. Over the years Anne kept looking for opportunities to keep going back to Africa and to try and make a small difference. When Anne met and befriended Joshua Odupoi (now one the Charity’s contact in Kenya) that opportunity became a reality.
Liz Hippisley - Trustee
Liz's background is as a food props stylist. Liz creates or compliments the style of photography for cookery book recipes, brochures, and lifestyle magazines for her art directors, and food photographers.
Liz lives in West Sussex with her husband. Liz is excited about the opportunity to help students reach their potential through the Assist2Educate sponsorship program.
David Leon - Trustee
David is a practising Designer and has had his own Design and Architecture Company for over 30 years. He has had and continues to have a particular interest in schools, education and children both at a professional and personal level having four grown up children of his own. He also has four young grandchildren. David lives in West Sussex in the south of England. He has built his own house and enjoys sailing, tennis and drawing.
David is keen to lend his expertise and experience in helping to develop Assist2Educate and its work in Loitokitok assisting those children and the parents, without the means to do so, to benefit from and enjoy the best education.
Anita Trevelyan - Trustee
Anita’s background is nursing in A&E and within the community. Anita has also worked with special needs
children as a school nurse.
Anita now lives in West Sussex
serving as a Parish Counsellor.
Becoming a trustee of Assist2Educate is a wonderful opportunity to help children achieve their potential,
for themselves and for their community.